Spring sports finding many rewards

As the school year continues on, many of the spring sports are in action, and doing great things, including bbaseball, softball, track and field, soccer, tennis and also other activities. 


Men’s Track 

The men’s track and field team has found great success as they continue on with their season. Their last meet was conference, in which they took second place as a team, barely losing to Cedar Rapids Prairie. Their season will continue on as they face Districts on Thursday, May 11. “So far the team has had a very great season. We are speaking at the right time and will be ready to go to state. A few weeks ago at Drake we showed a little bit of what the Tiger tradition is about, and we will continue to build on that for districts, and states,” senior Cayden Schellhorn said. 


Women’s Track

The women’s track and field team has also been finding success, as they continue to progress as well. Their last meets featuring conference and Drake relays, both have gone well for the Tigers. They will continue to Districts, joining the men’s team in Dubuque for the state qualifier on May 11. 


Men’s Tennis 

The men’s tennis team has had a good season so far, as they recently won their match against Cedar Rapids Kennedy, so far this season they have a record of 11-5. Their next game will be on May 12, which is varsity substate. “The season for me ended with a rain out. Varsity had a good season, and were ranked in the state. JV didn’t win a single meet, but we still competed and did our best,” sophomore Carson Becker stated. 


Women’s Tennis

The women’s tennis team has had continuing success, as they have a record of 12-6. On May 5, they played against Johnston and Dowling. Cedar Falls came up with a third place finish. “The year was pretty good. I was a little disappointed with how the season went, but there is always next year to improve,” sophomore Rylee Hansen said. 


Men’s Soccer

The men’s soccer team has had an up and down season so far this year, as they have a record of 6-7. Their most recent result was a 1-0 loss, against Cedar Rapids Prairie. Their next game will be on Friday May 12, as they will play Wahlert Catholic, who has a record of 3-12. The game will be held at Wahlert Catholic High School in Dubuque. 


Women’s Soccer

The women’s soccer team has been on the same track as the men’s, with a record of 6-7. Their last result was also a loss to Prairie, with a score of 2-1. The women’s team will also be playing Wahlert Catholic on Friday, May 12 as well. The game will take place at the Cedar Valley Soccer Complex. “The team has good chemistry, and it was a good year. We are continuing to work hard and progress throughout the later part of the season,” sophomore Kennedy Fritts said. 



The baseball team will make its debut on Monday May 15, where they will play Iowa City High. Their games will take place at 5 p.m., along with at 7 p.m.. Both will be played at Robinson-Dresser Sports Complex in Cedar Falls. 



The softball team will make its debut as well, where they will play Columbus Catholic. The game will take place on Monday, May 22., and will start at 7 p.m.. It will take place at Robinson-Dresser Sports Complex. 


Women’s Spring Golf

The women’s golf team has been having great success, as they have a record of 31-17. Their most recent result was the MVC Divisional 1, as they finished in 3rd place. Wahlert Catholic won with a total of 353, followed by Xavier with a total of 358 and Cedar Falls in third place with a total of 365. Their next meets consist of the MVC Divisional 2. It will take place at Twin Pines golf course on Monday, May 15. 



All of the Cedar Falls Tigers teams will continue to put in hard work and dedication as they get ready for the rest of their seasons. Many programs have been striving for excellence, as they come close to championship seasons and are looking forward to the state meets. 

“I want all of our sports to teach the value of hard work and the rewards you can get from committing to something.  I also want them to learn about being a great teammate, sportsmanship and, most importantly, the importance of being a good citizen and student,” Activities/Athletics Director Troy Becker said. “I’m very proud of our programs, coaches and students. Cedar Falls is a great place to be, and I’m thankful that I have the opportunity to work with so many people that are committed to going after their goals.”

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